Can a diabetic patient eat chocolate? Diabetic eating a bar of chocolate may raise eyebrows amongst some people. But within reason, chocolate need not be cut entirely out of your diet. In maximum cases, chocolate will cause blood sugar levels to rise, and it’s best to avoid eating when blood sugars are already higher than the recommended blood glucose levels or to limit chocolate consumption to small amounts. Diabetes means high blood sugar levels. Hence, a diabetes patient should take a low sugar diet. It is believed that those who have diabetes cannot eat chocolates at all. Let us tell you that chocolate contains many beneficial nutrients, some of which flavonoids are supposed to protect against heart disease.
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